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Dinosaur Park

940 Skyline Dr, Rapid City, SD 57701-4493
+1 605-394-4175
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Interesting old park

Off season when I visited, so visitor center was closed. Easy walk, but lots of steps. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
The view is amazing

The view of the city is amazing, it's a free little spot to check out. It's worth stopping by. You... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rapid City, South Dakota
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  • Excellent31%
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  • Average25%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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940 Skyline Dr, Rapid City, SD 57701-4493
+1 605-394-4175
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Off season when I visited, so visitor center was closed. Easy walk, but lots of steps. The dinosaurs were actually built decades ago. Great views of the surrounding area make it worth the walk.

Thank WD F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view of the city is amazing, it's a free little spot to check out. It's worth stopping by. You can view the city below. It's pretty awesome!

Thank lunde84
Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to visit Dinosaur park as a child when I lived in Rapid City so it's a favorite place of mine to take the grandkids. A little climbing, a little learning, lots of fun.

Thank SueKentB
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to see cool Dinosaur sculptures, views of the area including downtown rapid city and a relic from the past....a WPA project. The drive to the top of the hill is very close to downtown Rapid City. Very nice drive with...More

Thank greeleyborn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If it were up to me, I would give this a fair rating. However, my ten year old granddaughter loved it. She climbed the stairs like a mountain goat and had a ball climbing on the dinosaurs. I huffed and puffed my way up the...More

Thank Jackie77
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Great learning and hands on play place. Kids can climb all over the statues and it has an amazing view!!

Thank Jay G
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Average would be a compliment to this city attraction. Steps too steep, not handicap accessible, in need of repair. For families with young children ONLY! Great view of Rapid City but unless changes are made, adults avoid.

Thank Edward Hobart T
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This is kind of a weird attraction, but it's been preserved nicely considering that it's so old. The dinosaur statues were created in the 1930's and their age is showing. All of them are painted the same shade of green, which doesn't lend to accuracy....More

Thank Go2theZoo
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Last time I saw dinosaur park was 50 yrs ago. Sad part was the gift shop was closed for the season. I was not able to climb the stairs to go to the Dino's but still brought back great memories as a kid. Great place...More

Thank dragones44
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This park is on the National Historic Places. The dinosaurs are beginning to look their age but you cannot beat the views of Rapid City and the surrounding area. There are some steeps stairs so keep an eye on young children and people needing assistance....More

Thank Robin F
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Alex M
3 November 2017|
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Response from Eric H | Reviewed this property |
The whole thing might take an hour, the walk isn't long but you climb about 100 feet of stairs.
Kat S
16 July 2017|
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Response from Roadbum | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but be aware that if your pooch has any cranky joints, all those steps are going to be hard on her.
Katrina W
8 February 2017|
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Response from potatofisher | Reviewed this property |
That steep winding road everyone is mentioning also really doesn't have a shoulder. I have walked it before, but you need to be careful. The steep turns mean cars can't always see you coming.

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